Digital Sports Journalism

Digital Sports Journalism

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Synopsis

Digital Sports Journalism gives detailed guidance on a range of digital practices for producing content for smartphones and websites. Each chapter discusses a skill that has become essential for sports journalists today, with student-friendly features throughout to support learning. These include case studies, examples of sports journalism from leading global publications, as well as top tips and practical exercises. The book also presents interviews with leading sport and club journalists with wide-ranging experience at the BBC, Copa90, Wimbledon Tennis, the Guardian and BT Sport, who discuss working with new technologies to cover sports stories and events.

Chapters cover:

  • live blogging;
  • making and disseminating short videos;
  • working for a sports club or governing body;
  • finding and transmitting stories on social media;
  • podcasting;
  • longform online journalism.

The job of a sports journalist has altered dramatically over the first two decades of the 21st century, with scope to write content across a new variety of digital platforms and mediums. Digital Sports Journalism will help students of journalism and professionals unlock the potential of these new media technologies.

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Book information

ISBN: 9781138296213
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
DEWEY: 070.449796
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: x, 183
Weight: 408g
Height: 176mm
Width: 245mm
Spine width: 11mm